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University of Alabama at Birmingham Admission Chances


Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
60.4%
Admission Difficulty for University of Alabama at Birmingham
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into University of Alabama at Birmingham? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,636 out of 7,672 applicants or 60% were admitted making University of Alabama at Birmingham a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. University of Alabama at Birmingham typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1120-1360
Applicants Submitting SAT
7%
SAT Scores for University of Alabama at Birmingham
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for University of Alabama at Birmingham
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 700
SAT Composite 75th 1360
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Alabama at Birmingham?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. 7 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Alabama at Birmingham admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1360 and Above Good >72%
1240 to 1360 Avg + 60%-72%
1120 to 1240 Avg - 47%-60%
1000 to 1120 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 1000 Low <34%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
92%
ACT Scores for University of Alabama at Birmingham
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for University of Alabama at Birmingham
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Alabama at Birmingham?

Admission data indicates that University of Alabama at Birmingham regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Alabama at Birmingham admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >72%
25 to 28 Avg + 60%-72%
22 to 25 Avg - 47%-60%
19 to 22 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 19 Low <34%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.62
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Alabama at Birmingham. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Alabama at Birmingham was 3.62 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Alabama at Birmingham accepts 60% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Alabama at Birmingham students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 47% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 10% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

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Admission Statistics

University of Alabama at Birmingham admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,986 2,686 7,672
Accepted 2,926 1,710 4,636
Acceptance Rate 59% 64% 60%
Enrolled 982 639 1,621
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 37% 35%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Alabama at Birmingham and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Alabama at Birmingham Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Alabama at Birmingham
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100663 IPEDS survey data for University of Alabama at Birmingham.